CBC News Now Rosetta Spacecraft Reaches Comet

CBC News Now Rosetta Spacecraft Reaches Comet

In August 2014, European spacecraft Rosetta became the first ever to catch up with a comet, a landmark stage in a decade-long space mission that scientists hope will help unlock some of the secrets of the solar system. The Rosetta will orbit Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, with a landing planned for November. CBC's science expert Bob McDonald explains the mission's objectives.

  • 2014
  • 00:06:10
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 08/22/2014
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Rosetta (Spacecraft) [LCSH] Space probes [LCSH] Comets -- Observations [LCSH] Outer space -- Exploration [LCSH] Science [LCSH] Space sciences [LCSH]
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David Cochrane (Host), Bob McDonald (Journalist)
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